I know. Another LIANZA post, but when your on one of the Regional Committees, there comes a time for promotion. 🙂
Anyway, the call for nominations for the Professional Awards has come out. So if you know anyone who you think deserves a fellowship, or one of the other awards put them forwards. Contact your regional council for help if you need it. And if you think your ready to take the next step and apply for the Associateship, then start getting your supporting documentation ready 🙂
- Putting yourself forward to be recognised as an Associate;
- Noticing the achievements of others and support them to put themselves forward for the recognition of Associate;
- Working with others to nominate your colleagues for an award of Fellow, Letter of Recognition or a Merit Award; or
- Nominating yourself or a colleague for the NEW Award of Merit – Digital Services
The closing date for these awards is WEDNESDAY 31 MARCH 2010. Follow the links below to read the full criteria and download application forms information for each award.
An Associate of LIANZA is awarded to a personal member of the Association of 5 years who has demonstrated the knowledge, skills, judgement, attitude and commitment of a professional Librarian or Information Manager.
A fellowship is the highest level of professional attainment awarded by the Association. It is only awarded to a personal member of the Association of 10 years who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of librarianship and/or information management through a sustained record of achievements, or who has demonstrated outstanding qualities of leadership, teaching or research.
LETTERS OF RECOGNITION
The recipient of a LIANZA Letter of Recognition is an individual or organisation who/which has rendered a significant and special service to the Association, or demonstrated continuing service over a period of time to the Association, or made an outstanding contribution to librarianship, libraries or information management New Zealand. A certificate is awarded to the successful nominee.
JOINT LETTER OF RECOGNITION FOR BICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN NEW ZEALAND AOTEAROA
The recipient of the Joint Letter of Recognition for Bicultural Development within New Zealand Aotearoa is an individual, group or organization who has rendered a significant and special bicultural service to the library and information profession within New Zealand, Aotearoa, or demonstrated commitment to biculturalism over a period of time to the profession, or made an outstanding contribution bi-culturally to librarianship, libraries or information management in New Zealand. The recipient need not be a member of LIANZA. http://www.lianza.org.nz/development/awards/professional/jlorbiculturaldev.html
AWARD OF MERIT MARKETING
Awarded to personal members of the Association who has contributed in an outstanding manner to library and/or information services in the area of marketing in New Zealand. http://www.lianza.org.nz/development/awards/professional/meritmktg.html
AWARD OF MERIT MANAGEMENT
Awarded to personal members of the Association who have contributed in an outstanding manner to library and/or information services in the area of management in New Zealand.
AWARD OF MERIT DIGITAL SERVICES – NEW AWARD
Awarded to a personal member of the Association who has contributed in an outstanding manner to library and/or information services in the area of digital library service development in New Zealand.
The closing date for all awards listed above is WEDNESDAY 31 MARCH 2010, if you have any questions about any of the above LIANZA Awards or to check the length of your membership please contact the LIANZA Office: email@example.com or 04 473 5834
OTHER LIANZA AWARDS
Applications and nominations for other LIANZA awards are also open, closing dates are below. Further communications and details will be emailed to remind you of these closing dates over coming weeks.
Monday 31 May 2010 – Edith Jessie Carnell Travelling Scholarship, Ada Fache Fund, John Harris Award, Rua Mano Award
Wednesday 30 June 2010 – 3M Award for Innovation in Libraries, YBP / Lindsay Croft Award for Collection Management, Nielsen BookData Research Award, Paul Szentirmay Special Librarianship Scholarship
For further information visit – http://www.lianza.org.nz/development/awards/index.html